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Why Big Fierce Animals are Rare

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By: P Colinvaux

224 pages, Line illus

Penguin Books

Paperback | Mar 1999 | #3850 | ISBN: 0140135650
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About this book

The author takes an entertaining look at the world around him, pondering the answers provided by scientific research. Each chapter explores a separate theme, usually beginning with a paradox that arose in the literature of a generation or so ago and ending with a report of the current state of our knowledge. `A vivid picture of how the natural world works... an excellent and very readable book. Nature.


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